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Master of Computer Applications

Duration : Min. Duration 3 Years
Max. Duration 6 Years

Master of Computer Applications is a two to four years professional Master’s Degree course in computer science. This is a course designed to meet the heavy demand of a qualified professional in the Information Technology (IT) field. MCA is a post-graduation course that could be taken up after completing a Bachelor’s Degree. Completing your MCA under LPU distance education program will give you a strong base in application development as well as make you a professional in all the latest programming language and tools. You also have the option of pursuing a distance education MCA if time is an issue.

Why Choose LPU Distance Education Program for MCA?

LPU is one of the leading universities in India that is recognized worldwide. It provides international level education system that allows students to acquire great theoretical and practical knowledge throughout the program. An MCA from LPU covers various aspects of computational theory, finance, accounting, probability, statistics, programming, algorithms and designing, mathematics, etc.

Why MCA is perfect for your IT career?

An undeniable fact is that the IT and software industry is growing at a prolific rate and hence, it is vital for a course in this field to keep up-to-date. Thus, all the programs are designed keeping in view the requirements of the industry. An MCA focuses on helping the students develop a deep understanding of the fundamentals of computing with the sole motive of being able to compete in today’s competitive world!

Programme Duration

Min. Duration 3 Years

Max. Duration 6 Years

Eligibility 

Graduation in any discipline or equivalent

Career Zone Mohali is associated with Lovely Professional University for distance education programmes that provide students with all essential information about the LPU distance education courses and enrollment criteria. If you want to get more details about LPU Distance Education MCA programme in Chandigarh, Mohali, Panchkula, Zirakpur, Kharar or any nearby city, you can visit Career Zone Mohali.

1st Semester/Term
  • (DCAP401) FOUNDATIONS OF COMPUTER PROGRAMMING
  • (DENG401) ADVANCED COMMUNICATION SKILLS
  • (DMGT409) BASIC FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT
  • (DCAP402) DATABASE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS
  • (DCAP403) OPERATING SYSTEM
2nd Semester/Term
  • (DCAP404) OBJECT ORIENTED PROGRAMMING
  • (DCAP405) SOFTWARE ENGINEERING
  • (DCAP406) COMPUTER NETWORKS
  • (DCAP407) DATA STRUCTURE
  • (DCAP408) WEB PROGRAMMING
3rd Semester/Term
  • (DCAP501) MODERN PROGRAMMIMG TOOLS AND TECHNIQUES – I
  • (DCAP604) MODERN WEB PROGRAMMING TOOLS AND TECHNIQUES – I
  • (DCAP502) COMPUTER ORGANIZATION AND ARCHITECTURE
  • (DCAP503) SOFTWARE TESTING AND QUALITY ASSURANCE
  • (DCAP504) COMPUTER GRAPHICS
4th Semester/Term
  • (DCAP505) MODERN PROGRAMMING TOOLS AND TECHNIQUES – II
  • (DCAP506) ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE
  • (DCAP507) SYSTEM SOFTWARE
  • (DCAP508) DATABASE ADMINISTRATION
  • (DCAP509) WINDOWS PROGRAMMING
5th Semester/Term
  • (DCAP601) SIMULATION AND MODELING
  • (DCAP602) NETWORK OPERATING SYSTEMS – I
  • (DCAP603) DATAWARE HOUSING AND DATAMINING
  • (DMTH601) GRAPH THEORY
  • (DCAP605) ADVANCED DATA STRUCTURE AND ALGORITHMS
6th Semester/Term
  • (DCAP606) BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE
  • (DCAP607) WIRELESS NETWORKS
  • (DCAP608) REAL TIME SYSTEMS
  • (DCAP609) CLOUD COMPUTING
  • (DCAP802) INDUSTRY PROJECT
Eligibility

Graduation in any discipline or equivalent
1Eligibility, admission criteria or any other condition mentioned here in or otherwise for admission to any programme is subject to change as prescribed by the university.

Fee Details
  • Programme Fee 2 `10400 (per semester)
    Examination Fee 3 ` 1100 (per semester)
    Study Material Fee 4 ` 1000 (per semester)
  • 2Programme Fee for 1st semester/ year will be payable at the time of admission. Fee for all other semester(s)/ year(s) will be payable as per the schedule prescribed by the university before the start of End Term Exam of corresponding semester/ year.
  • 3Examination fee will be payable along with the programme fee.
  • 4If a student wants to take printed Study Material, then he/ she is required to pay the Study Material fee separately at the time of receiving Study Material.
Payment Mode

For 1st Sem./ Year, Demand Draft in favour of “LOVELY FACULTY OF DISTANCE EDUCATION”, payable at JALANDHAR. For subsequent semester(s)/ year(s), the student shall pay the programme and examination fee online through interface available on his/ her LPU e-Connect account. Please DO NOT make payment in cash. The university will not assume liability for any payment made in cash at any place.

IT Services
  • Office Automation
  • Telecommunication
  • Computing
Banking & Finance
  • Executing financial operations using updated software and accounting packages
  • Maintaining, expanding, and updating data bases of financial transactions
Some of the relevant designations after MCA are:
  • Senior Programmer
  • Project Manager
  • Systems and Software engineer
  • Systems Manager
  • Database Programmer/Designer
  • Web Design Specialist
  • System Analyst
  • Information Security Specialist
  • Quality Assurance Specialist
  • Researcher Systems Developer
  • Robotics Technology Specialist
  • Computer Scientist
  • Computer Science Instructor
Further Study Options
  • M.Tech.
  • Ph.D.
Health Services
  • Development and conduction of Diagnostic/ Medical tests
  • Maintaining medical case studies and health records of the patients
  • Video-Conferencing
Hospitality Services
  • Restaurants and hotels
  • Event management
  • Cruise services
  • Airlines agencies
  • Travel agencies
Retail & Manufacturing
  • Automobile industries
  • Power plants
  • Textiles industry
  • Cement and other related industries
Entertainment & Media
  • Making animation films
  • Graphic designing
  • Multimedia development
  • Technical aspects of film making